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Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
changing weather patterns and how they may affect you. and learn how technology is changing the world of forecasting. >>> san francisco bay area is highly vulnerable to natural hazards like earthquakes, wildfires and severe weather. so we have created one place for you to find all the resources and tips you need to be prepared. visit norcal and learn how you can keep you and your family safe. >> climate changes seems to have come upon us so suddenly, even though they were telling us 30 years and 40 years ago we could expect the weather conditions we have seen globally in the last five to ten years. it was five years ago because what human beings were putting in the atmosphere we could expect these climb changes. we are seeing seeing more frequent and extreme storms. >> being a communicator, you want to be fair and open. you don't want to worry people or scare people. you know people are smart. they know about their weather. they know about their climate. they know that it is changing. >> certainly on the global scale you have these temperatures rising over t
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
waiting for the staff. technology at apple. >> well, more than three quarters of people with hearing loss don't do anything bit. >> well, now a start up is trying to do something about that by making hearing aids cheaper and easier to get. >> tire onspends time on head phones. >> i've been wearing hearing aids since elementary school. >> this is making a hearing aid you can order online. >> we plan to offer an alt in tiff. >> he know what's is out there, founding the company to created learic. now there, is a new company, i hear with a device costing a few hundred dollars instead of thousand. >> making it more convenient and more affordable. >> the hearing aids plug into the computer and a web site guides through a test. and tunes them to your prescription. don't let the size fool you. test subjects say they like it better.. >> i hear computers and your wachlt i hear everything. >> the parts inside of the device are small. you can see here on the screen so tiny about the size of a grain of dirt. there is nothing cheap bit. they cut the hearing clinic out of the equation. it doesn't s
Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm PST
. business technology reporter david louie story. >> the discounts alone catch your eye especially ones as high as 50%. but the cybermonday count did you know clock is sure to get your adrenalin pumping as the deals come to an end. >> are you motivated by the 20, 30 percent deals they put on line. >> absolutely. savings is savings. >>reporter: however some on line retailers are extending cybermonday through wednesday. and maybe you won't notice the fine print if shopping on smaller screen. there is a big shift since thanksgiving to mobile devices. >> we saw mobile traffic for on line sales hit 40 percent over 40 percent for the first time driving at 23 percent on line sales but the traffic was representative of how consumers are shochlingt just part of the day-to-day. >> on line sales so far this cybermonday up almost 19 percent compared to a year ago and mobile use is up 62 percent versus last year. on lane shoppers are discovering they don't have to go to the mall to get black friday specials. they are also offered on line. adam just bought his wife a watch this cybermonday what kind
Dec 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
this busy friday night. technology is changing the way your children are learning in school. still ahead here. you will meet some of the people behind this education revolution that is happening. also baby seat that has some parents outraged. why they say it is just going too far. >> california man on mission. just how long he plans on ringing that bell. you know it's hard to believe an amazing effort he makes. i'll have the [son] all right,she has no idea. [man] no one told her,right? [son]hi! [mom screams] your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday. safeway. ingredients for life. >> most of us had to adapt to the internet but all young people have ever known. so schools are now race to go make children education as modern and connected as the rest of their li
Dec 3, 2013 11:30pm PST
driving. >> we seem to have these laws that are trying to be applied to new technology. when there were these laws the technology didn't exist. there is a small chance it may be helping to solve the problem with cell phones in cars. >> they are charged with speeding. that's of course not related to the glass at all. her trial is set to begin in january. >> anonymous tips changing lives. coming up next on abc7 news, the generous things left in bay area restaurants. >> and the new addition to the santa tracker that has some people seeing red. >> and a body shaming battle. how a lingerie company is fighting back against the so-called fit mom. that's ?ai -- >>> let's show you new video just in. th is sur veil 11 individual -- sur surveillance video of a man taking two cats and throwing them into the bay in san francisco. now here is a freeze frame of the man from the video taken near the hyatt on the embark embarcadero. take a good look at that man's face. we firs reported this story last week. it happened near pier fiewr teen where a woman was carrying her two cats in a carrier. witne
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
us give where you live. >> millions of americans suffer from back pain. maybe you. as technology now in trials here could offer people a third option. >> jose jiminez lived with back pain. >> one day it's hard to get out of bed. i did get out of bed, you know? it was, my lower back was on fire. >> after several misdiagnosis he learned he had a disc condition but just 37 was rear leery of back surgery. there is a clinical triem whose spine doesn't require surgery. dr. paul slosav directing the medical trial and says insteved a full back procedure, surgeons disable nerves that are responsible for transmitting the pain. using a technology developed by relieven. >> it's a radio frequency. that sounds complex. it's a needle-based treatment. >> using x ray, we can safafly place tlit without having to make a large incision. >> once inside the probe able to penetrate into the vertebrae to reach the nerves inside heat is then used to deaden the nerves. >> the device is still in trials but patients reported relief after receiving the treatment. if proven effective he says it could provide a ne
Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm PST
building a car in one day start to finish. business technology reporter david lou has the story. >> lifting off a tarp not as dramatic as spacecraft lift off routine part of the work because these injuries couldn't be happier about how this day long project ended. >> i'm amanda and i'm a rocket design manager here at lockheed martin. >>reporter: what do you know about building a car. >> sear oyshtion that's how the 200 engineers started out their day. the goal to build a car ready to go 100 miles per gallon. team building exercise to aspire the jersey to rev up the creative joo just and be better problem solvers. >> it men fail irs not an option. they have to very quickly pick up the task. find their way through it. make sure they are doing it correctly the first time because there's really no time to cycle back through it. even in the normal product we build take much longer that still truism that they have to live with. >>reporter: this wasn't designed to be a simple assembly process. curves thrown in to create challenges. >> we have about 4 instances of error in the drive ass
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